because the gun kills the person. >> you want to get a political lecture, by the rantings on the left, i suggest bob costas go to work for ms-nbc. >> whitlock's right. if there is no gun here, nobody's dead. so i don't know what the issue is to take issue with. >> i don't get the sense that he was calling for specific legislation or saying, here's what he should do. >> how come costas gets to express his opinion during half-time of sunday night football? the answer's simple -- because that's the opinion of his bosses. >> these are difficult, difficult issues that need to be addressed. and as far as this football issue right here, yes, if he doesn't have a gun, they are both alive. >> the idea that we now live in a society where people can't even express an opinion because it's so offensive to people's sensibilities is very concerning to me. >> whitlock basically said, look, all i know is this, if the guy didn't have a gun, he and the girl would be alive today.